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R&B/Funk brethren.....need bassist ID??

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by DWBass, Jul 17, 2012.


  1. DWBass

    DWBass The Funkfather Supporting Member

    This girl was in a SWR video from the early 90's (as per the video uploader) and she was funking it up. When asked about who she is, they mentioned Bakithi or Bakiti. Google is not coming up with anything but Bakithi Kumalo who she is clearly NOT.

    Can anyone ID this girl? Somebody has got to know who this is!! Please see the pics below.

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    Here's the link to the vid. Go to the 2:36 minute mark.
     
  2. DWBass

    DWBass The Funkfather Supporting Member

    No one? Where are all my R&B/Funk heads at? Somebody has got to know who this is!!!
     
  3. DWBass

    DWBass The Funkfather Supporting Member

    Bump. Is Rabe a member here?
     
  4. DWBass

    DWBass The Funkfather Supporting Member

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  6. flyman

    flyman Whoa!! Supporting Member

    Aug 2, 2005
    cincinnati, ohio
    Maybe Gail Ann Dorsey ?
     
  7. DWBass

    DWBass The Funkfather Supporting Member

    No, I don't think it's her. Gail has been rocking the bald look since before this and this girl looks different.
     
  8. DWBass

    DWBass The Funkfather Supporting Member

  9. Dr. Cheese

    Dr. Cheese Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2004
    Metro St. Louis
    I am really curious too.
     
  10. DWBass

    DWBass The Funkfather Supporting Member

  11. etoncrow

    etoncrow (aka Greg Harman, the curmudgeon with a conundrum) Supporting Member

    I had suggested Divinity Roxx but after bringing up more photos I decided that can't be her either....
     
  12. DWBass

    DWBass The Funkfather Supporting Member

    Just got this reply from SWR.

     
  13. Dr. Cheese

    Dr. Cheese Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2004
    Metro St. Louis
    She is officially The Phantom Female Funk Fiend!
     
  14. bottomzone

    bottomzone

    Oct 21, 2005
    Her name is mentioned in the video, but it's hard to hear what it is! She is killing!!!

    A Groove is a Terrible Thing to Waste! :cool:
     
  15. ON the ONE

    ON the ONE Supporting Member

    Nov 20, 2010
    Maine
    Vivian Jackson? It's the glasses.
     
  16. Dr. Cheese

    Dr. Cheese Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2004
    Metro St. Louis
    For whom does (did) Vivian Jackson play? I only see pics of a Reggae performer when I do an image search.
     
  17. ON the ONE

    ON the ONE Supporting Member

    Nov 20, 2010
    Maine
    She's a Lakland endorser and played/plays for Prince among others I believe.
     
  18. DWBass

    DWBass The Funkfather Supporting Member

    Are you sure. Sounds like Rhonda Smith you're talking about. She used to wear her sunglasses low like that. She did endorse Lakland but towards the end of her run with Prince, she was playing Fenders.
     
  19. ON the ONE

    ON the ONE Supporting Member

    Nov 20, 2010
    Maine
  20. DWBass

    DWBass The Funkfather Supporting Member

  21. DWBass

    DWBass The Funkfather Supporting Member

    Looks like Jimmy Haslip was there. Maybe I'll shoot him an e-mail with a link to the vid. Maybe he remembers.